Temperatures Rising


red rose

I arose when the sun rose.
As the temperature rose,
my rose blossoms opened.

My expectations rose
about winning a blue ribbon at the county fair.
Perhaps I would only win a rose-colored ribbon.
That would get a rise out of me for sure.

dVerse Quadrille prompt #78: Rise

About Maggie C

Stained glass artist, writer, respecter of life.
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19 Responses to Temperatures Rising

  1. I like how you incorporate all the different meanings of “rose.”

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  2. Mish says:

    You rose to the occasion, bringing us many versions of the word. Cute ending. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. Ha! Such a playful one about feeling blue over getting a rose for a rose instead of the blue. Blue, by the way, being one of the few hues rose cannot achieve.

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  4. Peggy Lemmer says:

    You rose me out of that Earth Day funk. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  5. kim881 says:

    A rose by any other name…

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  6. Frank Hubeny says:

    I like all the multiples uses of “rise”.

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  7. merrildsmith says:

    Delightful word play on rise. You rose to the challenge! ๐Ÿ™‚
    I wondered if anyone would write about a rose. Your rose is stunning!

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  8. Beverly Crawford says:

    A very clever rosy offering!

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  9. Grace says:

    Love the use of rose and rise. I am still awaiting for my roses to bloom.

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